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Aging and Down Syndrome: A Health & Well-Being Guidebook

New NDSS Publication on Aging and Adulthood for Families and Caregivers in English and Spanish

NDSS is pleased to announce the release of our new publication, Aging and Down Syndrome: A Health & Well-Being Guidebook, available in English and Spanish online and in print - free of charge.  

This groundbreaking resource for families and caregivers of adults with Down syndrome covers medical issues commonly encountered in adulthood, as well as how to provide person-centered care.

The goal for this guidebook is to provide guidance, education and support to families and caregivers of older adults with Down syndrome, and to prepare them for medical issues commonly encountered in adulthood.

Topics covered include:

  • Common Medical Conditions
  • Emotional and Psychiatric Well-Being
  • An Introduction to Alzheimer's Disease
  • A Caregiver's Guide to Alzheimer's Disease
  • Planning for Old Age
  • Resources for Further Information

View online in English and Spanish or request complimentary copies of Aging and Down Syndrome: A Health & Well-Being Guidebook.

Read about the guidebooks in Spanish.

  • Buddy Walk
  • NDSS Yourway
  • NDSS DS-Ambassadors